New York Times, Saturday, April 7, 2007

Author: Michael Shteyman
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 9, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 42 for Mr. Shteyman. NYT links: Across Lite

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Across Down
1. Defame : ASPERSE
8. It may be hard to resist : THEURGE
15. Opining : THINKINGOUTLOUD
17. Composer of a set of variations on "God Save the King" : NICCOLOPAGANINI
18. Like some wines : OAKY
19. Send : ELATE
20. ___ prof. : ASST
21. "The Situation Room" airer : CNN
23. Musical circles? : CDS
25. Some TV programs are shown on it: Abbr. : CST
28. Bowl bonuses, briefly : OTS
30. ___ lo tanto (therefore, in Spain) : POR
31. With 13-Down, they go off with a bang : CAP
34. "Happy birthday" wish : HERESTOMANYMORE
38. Ideally : INAPERFECTWORLD
39. "You know where I live" : DONTBEASTRANGER
40. Test administration locations: Abbr. : ERS
41. The Lake of Thun is a widening of its course : AAR
42. Worrisome letters to send : SOS
43. Prefix with thermal : ISO
44. Company leader: Abbr. : SGT
45. VCR standard : VHS
47. Sly : ARCH
50. 1950s White House name : MAMIE
54. Lot : HEAP
58. Spectacle : GALAPERFORMANCE
61. Home-coming time? : EVENINGRUSHHOUR
62. Actual : DEFACTO
63. Long Island community northeast of Mineola : SYOSSET
1. 95 for Am or 100 for Fm: Abbr. : ATNO
2. Many Iranian believers : SHIA
3. Go with : PICK
4. Atlas shelfmate: Abbr. : ENCYC
5. "Gunga Din" distributor : RKO
6. Alternative to a berating : SILENTTREATMENT
7. Keto-___ tautomerism (organic chemistry topic) : ENOL
8. Just right : TOAT
9. Cause of deep division : HUGECONTROVERSY
10. Station info: Abbr. : ETA
11. Skeletal parts : ULNAS
12. Important pieces in échecs : ROIS
13. See 31-Across : GUNS
14. Salon job, informally : EDIT
16. Campus figure?: Abbr. : GPA
22. Muzzle attachment : NOSEBAG
24. Clean laundry that hasn't yet been ironed : DRYWASH
25. Castigate : CHIDE
26. Title for un profesor : SENOR
27. Plantation head? : TRANS
29. As of now : SOFAR
30. Results of some peacekeeping efforts : PACTS
31. Good dog for livestock droving : CORGI
32. "Starry Night Over the Rhone" setting : ARLES
33. Name of either of the only two emperors of Brazil : PEDRO
35. Capable, facetiously : EPT
36. Calendario unit : MES
37. Calendar abbr. : MON
44. Alexander of debates : SHANA
46. Bygone royalty : SHAHS
47. Like wine : AGED
48. Quotable review : RAVE
49. Sign seen in front of some bars : CLEF
51. Classically named Martian crater visited by the Opportunity rover : ARGO
52. Producer: Abbr. : MFR
53. Slips in pots : IOUS
55. 1961 earth orbiter : ENOS
56. Take ___ from : ACUE
57. Forward : PERT
59. Quick shot? : PIC
60. Unit of conductance : MHO

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